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Total Run: 886

Market Notes

Compared to last week: Feeder steers were too lightly tested to develop any market trend. Heifers were too lightly tested to develop an accurate market trend, however steady undertones were noticed. Quality this week was plain to average. Demand for feeders was mixed. A few buyers looking for heavyweight feeders showed moderate to good demand for limited offerings. Demand overall was mostly light to moderate for light offerings. Market activity this week was mostly moderate. Weigh up cattle comprised most of the offering this week. Slaughter cows sold unevenly steady from 1.00 lower to 1.00 higher. Demand was uneven today as packers tried to buy cows lower but, when pressed gave slightly higher money for high quality offerings with good weigh up conditions. Feeding cows steady to 1.00 lower. Weigh conditions were mixed, however overall weigh conditions were better for buyers this week compared to last. Slaughter bulls sold fully steady. Young age cows sold steady to 5.00 lower. Quality this week was not as attractive as last weeks offering. The volume of young cows that lost calves is starting to slow as most ranchers have already marketed the cows that lost calves in the April and May snow storms.

Supply included: 26% Feeder Cattle (7% Steers, 69% Heifers, 24% Bulls); 56% Slaughter Cattle (87% Cows, 13% Bulls); 18% Replacement Cattle (89% Stock Cows, 11% Bred Cows). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 90%. AUCTION This Week Last Reported 5/18/2022 Last Year Total Receipts: 886 3,220 1,291 Feeder Cattle: 227(25.6%) 1,991(61.8%) 190(14.7%) Slaughter Cattle: 497(56.1%) 528(16.4%) 702(54.4%) Replacement Cattle: 162(18.3%) 701(21.8%) 399(30.9%)

Feeder Steers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 $--
600-700 167.5 168 0.0000 $1,089
700-800 $--

Feeder Heifers

Weight Min Avg Max Approx*
200-300 $--
300-400 $--
400-500 $--
500-600 160.5 161 0.0000 $883
600-700 152 155 158.25 $1,011
700-800 143 143 144 $1,074

*Approx is the middle weight of the weight group multiplied by the mid point of the high and low for the group. It's meant as a quick method to see what cattle of that weight class are bringing per head.

Cows & Bulls

Type Min Avg Max
Slaughter Bulls $91 $98 $104

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